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12/20/2023 - 10:45
Police officers discussed gender equality issues

On December 18-19, 2023, a seminar for police leaders responsible for response units and strategic-level police officers involved in shaping the police strategy was held at the "Vytautas SPA Mineral" hotel in Birštonas. The participants, led by psychologist Inga Bogdzevičienė, were introduced to gender equality topics, analyzed the perception of diversity between men and women, and the acceptance of people as they are, without preconceived notions about their gender. This is crucial for police officers in carrying out their daily duties and responding to domestic violence incidents.

12/15/2023 - 10:39
Improving the quality of work in the chain of justice and strengthening competencies to protect victims of domestic and gender-based violence

On December 13-14, 2023, at the Royal SPA Hotel in Birštonas, a workshop on violence in close relationships was held as part of the project No. LT06-3-VRM-TF-001 "Improving the quality of work in the chain of justice and strengthening competencies to protect victims of domestic and gender-based violence," funded by the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 program. The workshop was organized by the Police Department under the Ministry of the Interior, based on the results of a legal regulation study conducted by Mykolas Romeris University, the second part.

11/29/2023 - 08:10
Improvement of the Quality of the Justice Chain's Work and Strengthening of Competencies to Protect Victims of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

From November 27 to 28, 2023, at the Royal SPA Hotel in Birštonas, the project No. LT06-3-VRM-TF-001 "Improvement of the Quality of the Justice Chain's Work and Strengthening of Competencies to Protect Victims of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence," funded by the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014–2021 program, was implemented. The project was organized by the Police Department under the Ministry of Justice.

11/16/2023 - 13:16
A round table discussion

On November 14-15, 2023 at the Vytautas Mineral SPA Hotel in Birštonas, a round table discussion took place as part of the project No. LT06-3-VRM-TF-001 "Improvement of the Quality of the Justice Chain's Work and Strengthening of Competencies to Protect Victims of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence," funded by the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014–2021 program.

10/28/2023 - 08:05
Sharing Good Practices

From October 23 to 27, 2023, the IV workshop on the topic "Sharing Good Practices" took place at the Stovner Police Station in Oslo. During the workshop, police officers, along with representatives from the General Prosecutor's Office and Oslo Police, examined cases of violence in close environments and shared their practical experience.

03/14/2023 - 11:02
Meeting with representatives of St. Martha’s group

The conference "Uniting Forces against Human Trafficking" organized by the Police Department together with the group of Saint Martha’s took place in Vilnius in February 28 - March 1, 2023. During the conference, police representatives with the representatives of St. Martha group also discussed the problem of domestic violence, discussed new ways of solving the problem and strengthened inter-institutional cooperation. The meeting was attended by the General Commissioner of the Lithuanian Police Renatas Požėla, St.

12/16/2022 - 10:22
Leadership and combining strategies against domestic and gender based violence

The ongoing project against domestic and gender based violence in Lithuania has organized two workshops in Lithuania, and now the first one on Norwegian soil. For this workshop the group of participants was, as with previous workshops, put together with representatives from police, prosecutors, judges and NCA. The twist for this first workshop in Norway out of a total four planned, was the focus on gathering together participants from higher levels of authority.

10/04/2022 - 08:40
Officers of the Lithuanian police community continue their meetings with community representatives

Officers of the Lithuanian police community met with the communities of Vilkaviškis, Jurbarkas, Rokiškis, and Alytus in June-August of this year. During meetings they discussed and analyzed various situations, how community members should behave, so that there is no room for domestic violence in their environment.

You can find more pictures here.

10/03/2022 - 15:11
Improving Work Quality and Enhancing Competences of the Justice Chain to Protect Victims of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

The Police Department under the Ministry of Internal Affairs (hereinafter referred to as the Police Department) implemented project no. LT06-3-VRM-TF-001 "Improving Work Quality and Enhancing Competences of the Justice Chain to Protect Victims of  Domestic and Gender-Based Violence" (hereinafter - the Project) partially financed purchase of a system of portable video recorders (body cameras), signed the public procurement sale the contract for the system of portable video recorders (body cameras), which is intended for carrying out large-scale video processing processes.

10/03/2022 - 15:01
The risk management information system (RVIS)

The risk management information system (RVIS) is being developed based on indicator 2.1.1 "Risk management information system developed" of the project "Improving the quality of work of the chain of justice and strengthening competences in order to protect victims of domestic and gender-based violence". This project is funded and implemented within the framework of the European Economic Area and the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021  (project no. LT06-3-VRM-TF-001).

09/15/2022 - 09:00
Article about the second workshop on the topic of domestic violence: September 6th-9th, 2022, Trakai

On September 6th-9th, 2022, representatives of the law enforcement participated in the second workshop of the project "Improving Work Quality and Enhancing Competences of the Justice Chain to Protect Victims of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence", which took place in Trakai.

05/16/2022 - 09:57
Article about the first workshop

Ingress

Through the combined efforts from colleagues within and outside the justice chain in both Norway, Lithuania, and abroad, the first of the scheduled workshops took place in Birstonas in Lithuania in April 2022.

04/14/2022 - 08:00
Meetings with communities

As part of the “Improving Work Quality and Enhancing Competences of the Justice Chain to Protect Victims of